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2023 CAI Summer Intern - Software Engineering Intern

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Job Category: Business Operations

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 10415 Morado Cir, Austin, Texas
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As a Cox Automotive Summer Intern, you will learn more about Cox Automotive and the automotive industry at-large through a series of functional and market-based project assignments, specifically aligned to your area of study and career aspirations.  Throughout our 10-12-week program, you will receive on-the-job training plus targeted development opportunities to help you home in on your strengths and crystalize your career interests.

Cox Automotive is currently seeking candidates for 2023 Summer Internship Program.  Cox Automotive is a leader in vehicle remarketing services, digital marketing and software solutions for automotive dealers and consumers. We employ nearly 24,000 talented people in over 150 locations worldwide and unite over 20 brands.  Cox Automotive provides end-to-end solutions to transform the way people buy, sell and own cars every day. We also have extraordinary experience in developing talent and a demonstrated commitment to our employees.

As a subsidiary of 125-year-old Cox Enterprises Inc., one of the world’s largest privately owned communications, media, and automotive services companies, innovation and leadership is in our DNA. Our focus on building a better future for our customers, consumers, employees, and the industry as a whole, is ingrained in everything we do.

We seek growth mindsets, believe in balancing exploration and exploitation to produce results in the long run, have an awareness of the unexpected, focus on turning unforeseen events into positive outcomes, and strive to create processes and programs worthy of being carried on by others in support of the business.

General Responsibilities:

  • Work on real business SAAS projects that add value to the overall organization.

  • Build relationships and interact with cross-functional teams and key stakeholders.

  • Manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.

  • Analyze business situations, multiple subsets of data, and problem solving.

  • Create & manage relationships with internal and external customers and key stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated leadership experience on campus, within the community and at work.

  • Well-developed analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills

  • Strong communication, relationship building, and organization skills.

  • Computer skills which include Microsoft Office Suite and online research

What’s in it for you?

  • Meaningful and challenging work

  • Real accountability to develop your professional skills.

  • Exposure to Senior Leaders

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities and abilities:

  • Demonstrated communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

  • Proven leadership abilities

  • Ability to adapt to change and work effectively in ambiguity.

  • Ability to learn and be curious.

  • Show sense of ownership and drive 

  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.



  • Currently enrolled in a related degree program such as computer science, computer engineering, or electrical engineering

  • Internship positions are in Austin, TX. Cox Automotive does not provide a housing allowance. 


  • Microsoft Excel, Teams, SharePoint, PowerPoint experience

  • Design and code development experience using some of these technologies: Java, .NET Core, C# and ASP. Net

  • Experience developing in Java or .NET and object-oriented design experience, including extensive knowledge of the Java or .NET technology platforms applied use of design patterns and REST, and MVC technologies such as AngularJS or ReactJS.

About Cox Automotive

At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What’s more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today! 

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 


Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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